Multi-car crash on I-40 causes major traffic backups

Multi-car crash on I-40 causes major traffic backups
Multi-car crash on I-40 causes major traffic backups (TDOT)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, there was a multi-car crash on I-40 eastbound at Exit 20, Canada Road/ Lakeland.

The incident happened around 4:00 p.m. Thursday and has resulted in a heavy backup of traffic.

Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed to FOX13 that the crash involved four vehicles, including a tractor-trailer.

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Eastbound traffic experienced heavy delays due to lane closures.

Westbound traffic experienced no delays.

It is unclear if anyone was injured during the crash.

FOX13 is working to get more information about this incident. Check back here for updates.